intrusively

intrusive

[in-troo-siv]
adjective
1.
tending or apt to intrude; coming without invitation or welcome: intrusive memories of a lost love.
2.
characterized by or involving intrusion.
3.
intruding; thrusting in.
4.
Geology.
a.
(of a rock) having been forced between preexisting rocks or rock layers while in a molten or plastic condition.
b.
noting or pertaining to plutonic rocks.
5.
Phonetics, excrescent ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see intrusion, -ive

intrusively, adverb
intrusiveness, noun
nonintrusive, adjective
nonintrusively, adverb
unintrusive, adjective
unintrusively, adverb


1. annoying, bothersome, interfering, distracting, irksome, worrisome, troublesome, irritating, disturbing.
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intrusive (ɪnˈtruːsɪv)
 
adj
1.  characterized by intrusion or tending to intrude
2.  Compare extrusive (of igneous rocks) formed by intrusion
3.  phonetics relating to or denoting a speech sound that is introduced into a word or piece of connected speech for a phonetic rather than a historical or grammatical reason, such as the (r) often pronounced between idea and of in the idea of it
 
in'trusively
 
adv
 
in'trusiveness
 
n

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